Long County now is home to the From the Pit to the Promise Foundation, which recently was created to help the community in a variety of ways. Charity founder Robert H. Smith III said everyone needs help at different times in their lives.
It was a big weekend in Richmond Hill as the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival filled J.F. Gregory Park with kids, kids at heart, carnival rides, vendors and - of course - lots of seafood for the 14th year in a row.
LOS ANGELES - E.T. the extra-terrestrial is making appearances around the world.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your honesty continues to impress everyone who needs reassurance about a project. But be careful you don't lose patience with those who are still not ready to act.
Winners were named in the Walker Middle School Miss and Junior Miss Pageants, held Oct. 4. All money raised from the pageant went to the WMS Future Business Leaders of America chapter to attend competitions.
Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is the feature for a Movie Under the Stars evening at a pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond starting at 8 p.m. Friday.
A couple of weeks ago at Liberty Auction in Pembroke, I found a torn-up, musty, mildewed old ledger with the pages falling out.
About halfway into its fall campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire Liberty office has met 70 percent of its $195,000 goal.
The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced this week that Midway Middle School will receive a 2012 first-place award for waste reduction and recycling. Those of us with Keep Liberty Beautiful are thrilled about this recognition for this outstanding school recycling program and the recognition for our community.
Twenty-two seniors from Walthourville and the surrounding area recently toured Gullah Island in Beaufort, S.C.
SAVANNAH - Georgia wildlife officials are saying for the first time that loggerhead sea turtles are recovering along the state's coast after more than 24 years of ups and downs for the threatened species.
The ABC network is on fire this fall. Last week I revealed that I was a fan of the network's military/political thriller "Last Resort," and this week I'll review its simmering drama "Revenge," which is in its second season.
The Liberty Theatre Company is back in action this weekend with a whodunit that lets the audience weigh in on whether it was Professor Plum in the study with a knife or Miss Scarlett in the ballroom with a rope.
STATESBORO - Janisse Ray, environmentalist and New York Times best-selling author, is one of six featured authors at Statesboro: The Write Place writing festival.
'Clue: The Musical' peformance set: The Liberty Theatre Company's production of "Clue: The Musical" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Dorchester Village Civic Center, 1804 Islands Highway in Midway. Tickets are $10 apiece and are available from the following local businesses: Southeast Auto Service & Repair, 104-B Carter St. in Hinesville; Hinesville Area Arts Council, 102 Commerce St. (exact change only); VIP Office Supply & Furniture, 109 Central Ave. in Hinesville. To purchase tickets online or for more information, go to www.hinesvillearts.com.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.
Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:
More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.
Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.
Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...